YLE TP6 - Daily Routes - Aliens
A1-A2, 11-13 year olds level


In this lesson, students will be learning about daily routine and the vocabulary to ask about them in the present simple " When do you sleep?" "What do you do in the morning?" This will be followed by a lesson inventing timetables for aliens. My lesson is the last lesson for the day and the students will be learning expressions of exclamation and will act out a skit about an alien being interviewed by a human


Abc Pictures of facial expressions for exclamations
Abc Picture of Acun and Alien
Abc Pictures of main topics
Abc Skit dialogue

Main Aims

  • For students to practice using exclamations with the language learnt over the week and the present simple in the context of daily routines and aliens

Subsidiary Aims

  • For the students to do practise speaking by doing a role play


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students in exclamations and test their knowledge

Hand out expressions at each table and ss stick up the expression to whichever picture corresponds on the board.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model and practice for exclamations.

Drill students on how to say the expressions that are up on the board and then ss practice the expressions and gestures: "How interesting!" "How boring!"

Introduce dialogue (8-10 minutes) • TO set the context and provide a model

T explains that Acun will be interviewing king, then models the dialogue between reporter and king. Then elicits which main topics the reporter wants to know about the king by sticking cues on the board.

Skit prep (6-8 minutes) • To understand and prepare the dialogue and acting

The students work in their groups to read the dialogue and circling the exclamations. Then practise the dialogue and the exclamations. T monitors and helps them make the right exclamations for the given expression

Watch acting (5-7 minutes) • For students to evaluate how they did on the task

Play the recording back to the students to show them what they sound like and to get their feedback on the task

Report (6-8 minutes) • To allow students to report on how they did the task and how it went

After students have watched the skit, they give feedback on how it went and what they thought of the dialogue.

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